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Antonyms for regular
ˈrɛg yə lərreg·u·lar

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term regular.


  1. regularadjective



  2. regularadjective

    irregular, strong


  3. regularadjective


  4. regularadjective


  5. regularadjective


  6. regularadjective

    Having the expected characteristics or appearances; normal, ordinary, standard.



English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. regular

    Continuous describes that which is absolutely without pause or break; continual, that which often intermits, but as regularly begins again. A continuous beach is exposed to the continual beating of the waves. A similar distinction is made between incessant and ceaseless. The incessant discharge of firearms makes the ceaseless roar of battle. Constant is sometimes used in the sense of continual; but its chief uses are mental and moral.

    ceaseless, constant, continual, continuous, incessant, invariable, perpetual, unbroken, unceasing, uninterrupted, unremitting, unvarying

Princeton's WordNet

  1. regular, habitue, fixturenoun

    a regular patron

    "an habitue of the racetrack"; "a bum who is a Central Park fixture"

    occasional, unnatural, parttime, part-time, abnormal, infrequent, unscheduled, unlawful, strong, unusual, asymmetric, irregular, randomised, casual, unconventional, nonstandard, asymmetrical, crooked, atypical, improper, randomized, unsteady, untypical

    repair, fixity, fastness, fixture, mending, fixing, mend, fixedness, secureness, reparation, habitue, fix

  2. regularnoun

    a soldier in the regular army

    part-time, randomised, asymmetrical, casual, untypical, unusual, abnormal, unlawful, unnatural, crooked, unsteady, atypical, irregular, asymmetric, strong, infrequent, unscheduled, improper, parttime, nonstandard, randomized, occasional, unconventional

    habitue, fixture

  3. regularnoun

    a dependable follower (especially in party politics)

    "he is one of the party regulars"

    occasional, unusual, unconventional, unscheduled, unsteady, untypical, unnatural, atypical, asymmetric, casual, strong, randomised, abnormal, asymmetrical, irregular, crooked, randomized, improper, nonstandard, unlawful, part-time, infrequent, parttime

    habitue, fixture

  4. regularadjective

    a garment size for persons of average height and weight

    atypical, asymmetrical, asymmetric, unnatural, randomised, casual, randomized, occasional, irregular, untypical, unusual, infrequent, unlawful, unsteady, nonstandard, improper, crooked, part-time, strong, abnormal, unscheduled, unconventional, parttime

    habitue, fixture

  5. regularadjective

    in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle

    "his regular calls on his customers"; "regular meals"; "regular duties"

    untypical, unscheduled, strong, asymmetric, abnormal, unlawful, unnatural, unusual, irregular, part-time, crooked, infrequent, improper, randomised, randomized, parttime, occasional, asymmetrical, unconventional, atypical, nonstandard, casual, unsteady

    even, regular(a), unconstipated, veritable(a), steady

  6. regular(a), veritable(a)adjective

    often used as intensifiers

    "a regular morass of details"; "a regular nincompoop"; "he's a veritable swine"

    randomised, casual, infrequent, part-time, asymmetrical, unlawful, untypical, irregular, unnatural, strong, occasional, unusual, atypical, unconventional, unsteady, asymmetric, improper, crooked, unscheduled, abnormal, nonstandard, parttime, randomized

  7. regularadjective

    conforming to a standard or pattern

    "following the regular procedure of the legislature"; "a regular electrical outlet"

    atypical, unusual, unsteady, irregular, untypical, randomized, asymmetrical, randomised, unscheduled, occasional, infrequent, asymmetric, casual, crooked, strong, improper, unconventional, unlawful, unnatural, abnormal, parttime, part-time, nonstandard

    even, regular(a), unconstipated, veritable(a), steady

  8. regularadjective

    regularly scheduled for fixed times

    "at a regular meeting of the PTA"; "regular bus departures"

    parttime, crooked, asymmetrical, irregular, strong, casual, abnormal, infrequent, atypical, unlawful, unsteady, randomised, occasional, unscheduled, unconventional, improper, nonstandard, unnatural, randomized, asymmetric, untypical, part-time, unusual

    even, regular(a), unconstipated, veritable(a), steady

  9. regularadjective

    in accord with regular practice or procedure

    "took his regular morning walk"; "her regular bedtime"

    unsteady, occasional, unusual, nonstandard, improper, unconventional, asymmetrical, irregular, part-time, unlawful, randomised, infrequent, parttime, untypical, unnatural, strong, unscheduled, abnormal, atypical, asymmetric, casual, crooked, randomized

    even, regular(a), unconstipated, veritable(a), steady

  10. even, regularadjective

    occurring at fixed intervals

    "a regular beat"; "the even rhythm of his breathing"

    unnatural, strong, asymmetric, parttime, improper, asymmetrical, irregular, casual, unsteady, unscheduled, randomised, unlawful, crooked, nonstandard, infrequent, untypical, unconventional, unusual, part-time, atypical, randomized, occasional, abnormal

    level(p), unconstipated, steady, fifty-fifty, veritable(a), tied(p), regular(a), even

  11. regular, steadyadjective

    relating to a person who does something regularly

    "a regular customer"; "a steady drinker"

    improper, unscheduled, unnatural, casual, atypical, untypical, parttime, asymmetrical, randomized, strong, crooked, occasional, infrequent, irregular, unconventional, unusual, randomised, abnormal, asymmetric, unsteady, part-time, nonstandard, unlawful

    unbendable, regular(a), steadfast, stiff, unconstipated, steady, unshakable, veritable(a), unfaltering, unwavering, unfluctuating, firm, even

  12. regularadjective

    (used of the military) belonging to or engaged in by legitimate army forces

    "the regular army"

    irregular, infrequent, occasional, part-time, improper, unscheduled, randomized, unusual, unconventional, nonstandard, strong, crooked, randomised, asymmetric, unlawful, casual, unnatural, asymmetrical, atypical, parttime, abnormal, unsteady, untypical

    even, regular(a), unconstipated, veritable(a), steady

  13. regularadjective

    (of solids) having clear dimensions that can be measured; volume can be determined with a suitable geometric formula

    randomized, nonstandard, parttime, irregular, untypical, unnatural, unsteady, casual, atypical, crooked, unconventional, asymmetric, occasional, part-time, strong, abnormal, unusual, asymmetrical, improper, randomised, unlawful, infrequent, unscheduled

    even, regular(a), unconstipated, veritable(a), steady

  14. unconstipated, regularadjective

    not constipated

    crooked, infrequent, asymmetric, unusual, strong, untypical, nonstandard, abnormal, occasional, unsteady, randomized, unscheduled, atypical, unconventional, asymmetrical, improper, irregular, randomised, casual, parttime, part-time, unnatural, unlawful

    even, regular(a), unconstipated, veritable(a), steady

  15. even, regularadjective

    symmetrically arranged

    "even features"; "regular features"; "a regular polygon"

    randomised, irregular, part-time, unconventional, unnatural, unscheduled, unlawful, asymmetrical, unsteady, atypical, infrequent, abnormal, randomized, improper, nonstandard, unusual, occasional, crooked, parttime, casual, strong, asymmetric, untypical

    level(p), unconstipated, steady, fifty-fifty, veritable(a), tied(p), regular(a), even

  16. regularadjective

    not deviating from what is normal

    "her regular bedtime"

    part-time, abnormal, irregular, unnatural, unusual, unlawful, atypical, improper, occasional, infrequent, casual, randomised, asymmetrical, unconventional, unsteady, unscheduled, untypical, parttime, nonstandard, randomized, asymmetric, strong, crooked

    even, regular(a), unconstipated, veritable(a), steady

  17. regularadjective

    officially full-time

    "regular students"

    untypical, occasional, unnatural, infrequent, irregular, part-time, unusual, nonstandard, asymmetrical, unlawful, unconventional, unsteady, abnormal, parttime, randomised, randomized, strong, atypical, improper, asymmetric, unscheduled, casual, crooked

    even, regular(a), unconstipated, veritable(a), steady

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. regularadjective

    formal, normal, conventional, systematic, steady, uniform, methodical, constant, unmitigated, thorough, out-and-out

How to use regular in a sentence?

  1. Tahir Zaman:

    The attraction is not there anymore. The (government) is not offering regular jobs for players.

  2. Tang Min:

    But it can't replace the' regular' economy — what can be sold or bought on the streets is very limited, the government can't let it grow unchecked — it has to be regulated as we continue to experiment with and explore this option.

  3. Steve Cox:

    Jan, an artist, said of her pet. ( SWNS) We get dogs and cats that have been separated from their owners on a regular basis, but none that have been gone for as long as Winston.

  4. Matt Hannahs:

    Hopefully within a year from now we'll be settled into a new place and Devin will have a regular school that he can go to, instead of having to move around to different schools, hopefully by then we'll have housing.

  5. Tony Oppedisano:

    He was incredibly personable, very giving, very caring, very compassionate. The press painted him with that rough exterior, but for the most part, he was just a regular guy. I remember I had gotten a call that my dad was being taken to a hospital in New York. As you can imagine, I wasn’t in the most jovial mood. Frank was doing his best to cheer me up… I remember I went to the bathroom and when I came out, lo and behold, there’s Frank. He had emptied out a pack of unfiltered Camel cigarettes. He stuck like four cigarettes in each ear, three cigarettes in each nostril. And he had about 12 cigarettes across his lips. And he’s just staring at me like that.

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